Titelbild für Infoseite “Bachelor Mediendesign”: Mediendesignerin arbeitet am Bildschirm
Bachelor's degree
Titelbild für Infoseite “Bachelor Mediendesign”: Mediendesignerin arbeitet am Bildschirm
My creative space.

Bachelor Mediendesign* (B.A.)

*Translated: Media Design. Only available in German

Great professional freedom and plenty of room for your ideas. Your Media Design degree makes it possible. 

#Distance learning # myStudium # Dual studies

Language : German

Design your life. With your Media Design studies.

With your degree in Media Design, you create an unmistakable appearance for products, companies and brands. And you will learn which creative tools you need to do this. Cross-media strategies and concepts are just as much a part of your daily tasks as web design, video editing and app development. With your Media Design degree programme at the IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU), you will acquire creative professional skills that are required in classic advertising or media agencies as well as in publishing houses or television. Online or print - Media Design in the most diverse fields is part of your job after your bachelor's degree in Media Design. 

Do you want to know more?

In our free and non-binding information material you will find out everything about:

  • Content of your studies

  • Admission and application

  • Prices in detail

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Your career opportunities. Future-oriented.

Your studies in Media Design are opening a whole new range of opportunities for you and your career. Be ready to make an impact and to work in an industry as diverse as your learned skills. 

Motion designer

As a motion designer, you set concepts in motion: You develop and design time-based media for various applications from gaming to exhibition design. Your skills include the visualisation and communication of audiovisual concepts and the production of these media, including animation and 3D rendering.

Mobile User Interface Designer

Exhibition designer


Choose the way you want to study Media Design at the IU

You can study your Bachelor of Media Design in various study forms. This depends entirely on how your individual everyday life looks like and what prerequisites you have when you begin your studies. The table provides you with a good overview about the benefits of the different forms of study and which model will support you best on your personal path. 

Fernstudium an der IU Internationale Hochschule: Studentin in der Bibliothek

Distance Learning

For maximum freedom - study 100% flexible

You study completely on your own terms. Get the perfect blend of innovative study tools, interactive study formats via video chat (live or on demand) and personal support.

Duales Studium an der IU Internationale Hochschule: Studentin am Campus

Dual Studies

Studies or work experience? Why not both?
You will study in person or virtually and learn how to put your knowledge into practice during your practical phases in a company. The perfect mix of theory and practical experience, tailored exactly to you and your needs.

myStudium an der IU Internationale Hochschule: Student am Campus


Study the way you want after graduating from high school. Campus or online classes – you decide. 

Learn on campus during the day or virtually from anywhere, exchange ideas with professors and fellow students and deepen your knowledge on our digital platform. This way you will benefit from the perfect mix of classic student life and flexible online studies!

Request free study brochure

Thank you for deciding to find out all about your study programme and IU International University of Applied Sciences. Request your study brochure here - free of charge and without obligation.


The most important questions about studying Media Design


Do you still have questions?

Our free student advisory service has all the answers for you! We take the time to advise you individually and without obligation.

We support you. Right from the start.

Together we will find the best solution for your career path.

Just give us a call
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+49 (0) 30 31198810

Why you should study Media Design 

A university degree can open various doors for you and creates more opportunities for growth and freedom in your future. You can have more career opportunities than you would have without, and you will move up the career ladder much faster because you will be taught certain key skills that will be incredibly helpful in your specific field. Furthermore, some companies prefer academics for higher positions.  Under the aspect of lifelong learning, you mainly invest in yourself and in your professional competences in the future. Plus: studying can be fun - in particular when education (like at the IU) is provided the way you want it to be. 

This is how your Media Design studies at the IU can look like

After a compulsory design aptitude test, you can start your degree programme: We teach you comprehensive skills in the most diverse areas of Media Design. In addition to the theoretical methods of visual communication, the curriculum focuses on the practical implementation of projects. You develop ideas and implement your own concepts directly with the help of state-of-the-art software solutions. In this way, you will collect your first work for your very own individual design portfolio, which will make your career start as a Media Designer much easier. 

Outlook for the future: This is what you will do after your studies

With your studies in Media Design at the IU, you can shape your career in creative professional fields.  Your ideas create the connection between digital and analogue communication worlds. So your career path works ideally with digitalisation and with Media Design you are in the right place if you are looking for a career with a future. Graduates who have studied at a Media Design university like the IU are needed for small and larger companies and are employed in marketing departments, among others. 

Awards, accreditations and certifications

IU Internationale Hochschule ist seit 1999 eine staatlich anerkannte HochschuleIU Internationale Hochschule ist vom Wissenschaftsrat akkreditiertIU Internationale Hochschule ist zugelassen für FernunterrichtIU Internationale Hochschule erhält beim StudyCheck-Award 2023 die Auszeichnung „Top Hochschule in Deutschland“